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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

 

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

Medical Oncology / Hematology Referrals
To refer a patient, call (865) 331-2060 or download and complete our
New Patient Referral Form and send via Fax to (865) 374-2083.

New Patient Paperwork
Are you a new Thompson Oncology Group patient? Save time at your appointment and complete your new patient paperwork in advance. Click here to download your forms. 

REMOTE OFFICE VISITS AVAILABLE

To help keep you safe from coronavirus (COVID-19),  telehealth visits are available. Learn more.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

Thompson Cancer Survival Center offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Nicholea Lewallen, PharmD, BCPS, recently shared 5 ways that oncology pharmacists use their specialized knowledge and training to keep our patients safe. Read her blog post here: www.thompsoncancer.com/5-ways-oncology-pharmacists-keep-you-safe/. ... See MoreSee Less

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James Miller was devastated to learn he had prostate cancer in February of this year. But a new linear accelerator at Thompson that delivers targeted radiation more effectively than ever before represents a beacon of hope.“The staff here, I just can’t say enough about them,” Miller says. “They have made a stressful situation a lot more pleasant. I’m encouraged that they have the new technology and that I’m getting to be a participant in that.”Read his inspiring story: www.thompsoncancer.com/james-miller. ... See MoreSee Less

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My Covenant Moment: Jeremy Biggs, CAO, Methodist Medical Center ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is National Cancer Survivor's Day! Join us as we celebrate all of our #cancersurvivors, celebrate life, and show the world that life after cancer can be meaningful, fulfilling, and inspiring! ... See MoreSee Less

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Locations

Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Taking the Hospital Home – New Lung Cancer Research

    This content was written by Shelly Abrams, RN, BSN, Clinical Research Coordinator Can Mobile Devices Identify Post-Treatment Problems Early? ON TRAX – Evaluating a mobile technology monitoring device used in patients with inoperable Stage 3 Lung Cancer    Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in men and women worldwide.  People […]

  • 5 Ways Oncology Pharmacists Keep You Safe

    This content was written by Nicholeah Lewallen, PharmD, BCPS Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer interact with many healthcare professionals and support services staff along their journey. They may see some providers only once or twice. Patients may see others regularly enough to think of them as family. There are some members of the […]

  • Genetic Counseling versus Genetic Testing

    Genetic Testing versus Genetic Counseling: What’s the Difference? This content was written by Alora Terry, LGC, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center In the past decade, the information available about genetic testing has greatly increased. It has become more readily available to people everywhere through commercial companies like AncestryDNA and 23andMe. There has also been an […]

  • A Weapon for the War Against Cancer

    New Linear Accelerator Adds to Treatment Arsenal at Thompson Cancer Survival Center In a quiet corner of Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist Medical Center, a man sits with an open Bible, intently focused on the words. He is James Miller, a cancer patient who is looking for hope in a hard season of life. […]

  • Dedicated and Determined

    Sevier County Woman Battles Breast Cancer While Recovering from Bilateral Arm and Shoulder Break Jeanne Bishop, a retired nurse living in Sevier County, came into LeConte Medical Center for a routine mammogram last November. When the results came back abnormal, she followed up with an ultrasound and biopsy. She underwent a lumpectomy, or removal of […]

  • 7 Myths about Clinical Trials Dispelled

    This content was written by Jessica Severt RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at Thompson Cancer Survival Center.  Clinical trials are how we discover new and superior treatments, better ways to prevent side effects, and improve survival rates for cancer patients. According to research, only approximately 3-5% of adult cancer patients participate in a clinical […]

  • Cancer and Mental Health

    This content was written by Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW, of Thompson Cancer Survival Center.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Many people don’t realize the impact that a disease like cancer has on mental health. That’s why it is critically important that cancer patients discuss their mental and emotional health with their family members and […]

  • Navigating Food and Medication Interactions

    This content was written by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN, one of  Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Clinical Dietitians. In the oncology setting, it is common for patients to begin new medications. Chemotherapy drugs treat cancer, and your provider may prescribe medications to prevent or manage side effects of treatment. I hear many patients say they […]

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